March 22, 2018 - 8:30pm
PCWS presents: Margo Jefferson

Award-winning journalist Margo Jefferson is a former theater critic and book reviewer for The New York Times, where she received the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. A... View >

February 15, 2018 - 8:30pm
PCWS presents: Hannah Tinti

Hannah Tinti is the co-founder and executive editor of the literary journal One Story for which she received the PEN/Nora Magid Award for Magazine Editing and the AWP... View >

November 14, 2017 - 8:30pm
PCWS presents: Maggie Anderson

Maggie Anderson’s awards include two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, fellowships from the Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania Councils on the Arts, and the... View >

November 9, 2017 - 8:30pm
PCWS presents: Victor LaValle

Victor LaValle has received numerous awards including a Whiting Writers' Award, a United States Artists Ford Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Shirley Jackson Award, an... View >

October 26, 2017 - 7:00pm
PCWS presents: Pitt MFA Alumni Poets

Homecoming: Pitt MFA Alumni Poets. CM Burroughs has been a fellow of Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, and Cave Canem Foundation. Her debut book of poems is The Vital System.... View >

September 28, 2017 - 8:30pm
PCWS presents: Jeff Guinn

Jeff Guinn is the winner of the 2016 TCU Texas Book Award and the bestselling author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, including Silver City, Buffalo Trail,... View >

October 4, 2017 (All day)
CAAPP presents: Black Futures View >
October 11, 2017 - 6:30pm
Poetry Reading: Rodrigo Toscano


September 13, 2017 - 12:00pm
Humanities Center: Denis Provencher

Lecture by Denis Provencher (University of Arizona): “Sexuality and Islam in France”

Denis Provencher (University of Arizona) will present his lecture twice in the Humanities Center on... View >

September 11, 2017 - 4:30pm
Humanities Center: Jay Aronson

Join the University of Pittsburgh Center for Bioethics & Heath Law" for... View >

June 18, 2017 - 12:00pm
CAAPP presents: Interactive Community Workshop

Doors open at 11:30am
Interactive Community Workshop with Arika Foreman and Kamden Hilliard
Kelly-Strayhorn Theater's Alloy Studios
5530 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 

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June 17, 2017 - 6:00pm
CAAPP presents The Next Generation of Black Poets
Doors open at 5 PM
Reading and Performance
The Kelly-Strayhorn Theater
5941 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
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May 5, 2017 - 10:00am
Race, Poetics, and Empire Symposium


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May 22, 2017 - 3:00pm
Lecture with Lynn Arner

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April 29, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:00am
English and Film Studies Graduation Ceremony

Dear Faculty:

Please join us in the Connolly Ballroom of Alumni Hall for the 14th annual Department of English and Film Studies Program Graduation Ceremony.  The occasion is a brief and... View >